Diversity & Inclusion at Berkeley Lab

Vision Statement

Berkeley Lab has a tradition of multidisciplinary teams working together to bring science solutions to the world. Fostering a diverse workforce—in experience, perspective and background—and culture of inclusion are key to attracting and engaging the brightest minds and furthering our record of scientific excellence and groundbreaking innovations.

Director’s Q&A

alivisatosPaul Alivisatos on his vision for a diverse and inclusive Lab and why these values are so important to the future of the Laboratory. MORE >


Read MoreQ&A with Chemical Sciences postdoc, Joy (Christina) Leggett


Read More Berkeley Lab’s Diversity & Inclusion Council consists of Berkeley Lab employees, selected by their respective division director, to provide advice and counsel to Berkeley Lab senior management and their division management on diversity related issues.


Read More Berkeley Lab staff come from all over the world. Explore this interactive map and mark your homeland!

Cartoons on Sex, Sexism, Relationships and Family from Punch

Read More Read a message from Lab Director Paul Alivisatos on Inclusivness.

Diversity and Inclusion Office (DIO)

The Diversity and Inclusion Office (DIO) assists in the implementation of diversity and inclusion initiatives and ensures compliance with federal and state regulations, including sexual harassment prevention, affirmative action and non-discrimination/equal employment opportunity.

It also managed the 2013 Workplace Environment Survey and works in close partnership with two employee-led groups, the Women Scientists & Engineers Council and the Diversity & Inclusion Council.

MyFamily at LBNL

This web portal provides a centralized location for parents and others to find information on services related to children, youth, elders, pets, and self-care.

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